Monthly Archives: January 2013

A different story: memories of Subway Sect

~ Looking back at the punk innovators, over the years. When I was about 15 and first getting into new wave and punk rock, I used to read every single piece written about it I could find it in the music press. When these movements became more popular, the bands started coming to play...
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On the edge: outsider art and its eccentrics

 ~ Outsider art is seen as the preserve of the mentally-affected, the ostracised, the outcast. Does this affect the way we view it? ~ A few years ago, Jarvis Cocker presented a series of television programmes about “outsider art”. He travelled around a bit – mainly to France. He practised his very basic, and...
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